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Address: 31 Johnson St, Lubec, ME 04652-1034
Phone Number: 207-733-2009
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Awesome Trip

We had a great time, loved being on the ocean. Saw 4 whales, 6 eagles, seals, light house. Captain Ralph did a great job of showing us the animals and other sites. Would love to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
bdette07
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Calais, Maine

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Calais, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time, loved being on the ocean. Saw 4 whales, 6 eagles, seals, light house. Captain Ralph did a great job of showing us the animals and other sites. Would love to go again.

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Malvern, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a tour with Captain Ralph earlier this week and it was a delight from start to finish. Carol was wonderful about arranging times to suit our schedule and Captain Ralph provided a very thorough tour. We saw a seal, whales, eagles and porpoises. Experiencing the area from the water provides a different perspective to the whole Lubec experience.... More 

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Millville, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

So happy to take my son, daughter-in-law and grandson on Captain Ralph's lovely little craft to see the sights of the harbor in Lubec, ME. Captain Ralph's expertise with the area lends an enjoyable experience in this beautiful treasure of Maine and New Brunswick. He never fails to find the interesting wildlife and shares so many interesting facts about the... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

We took the tour yesterday and had an absolutely wonderful experience. We saw seals, whales (2), bald eagles (3), a loon and an osprey and too many porpoise to count! Captain Ralph took extra time to get us as close as possible to the whales that were surfacing near us. Thanks for the memories!

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Millville, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

This was a great little tour on a small craft that only accommodates six people (smooth sailing too). Captain Ralph was very hospitable and made sure that we saw a whale, the eagle and its nest, seals, and a special treat was the puffin that no one expected. Although the fog tried to spoil the journey - it only added... More 

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Waterbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This was another fabulous tour with Captain Ralph. We have been going out on this tour for many years, and it never disappoints.

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Cutler, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Carol and Capt. Ralph will be sure that you have a wonderful experience on your tour of the bays off of Lubec. If you enjoy the salt air, wildlife and beautiful scenery, then this is the tour for you! Although the whales were not yet this far north, we were treated to great views of seals, porpoises and eagles, not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

The charter tour was excellent. The whales were not present but we saw the Old Sow whirlpool, East Quoddy Lighthouse, and beautiful scenery. The captain did an excellent job narrating and providing a very smooth boat ride.

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Marigot Bay, St. Lucia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

If you really want to see downeast Maine you must charter a boat tour out of Lubec for the experience of a life time. Eagles, seals, whales, porpoises, great rocky islands, light houses, whirlpools, yes whirlpools called Old Sow. These are among the many things to see on this great 2 hour boat tour along with the beeautiful scenery and... More 

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Waterbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We visit Lubec each year. This was not our first tour on the Lorna Doone, but it was one of the best. Carol in the office and Captain Jesse were great. They planned out trip at the best time - to see eagles, whales, seals, a baby eagle near its nest across the narrows, and the Old Sow. If you... More 

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